true fir

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Noun1.true fir - any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abiestrue fir - any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas
Abies, genus Abies - true firs
fir - nonresinous wood of a fir tree
silver fir - any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneath
Abies bracteata, Abies venusta, bristlecone fir, Santa Lucia fir - a pyramidal fir of southwestern California having spiny pointed leaves and cone scales with long spines
fir cone - the seed-producing cone of a fir tree
conifer, coniferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
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I don't have a dog in the fight regarding management of the Mount Pisgah area, but if readers desire ecosystem sustainability, then long live the oak and goodbye, Douglas fir, which, by the way, isn't a true fir - it's a false hemlock.
The synergy between our staff and clients embraces our vision that allow The Met to be a true fir lifestyle environment for luxury brands and exceptional service.
FIR While not a true fir, Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) is much loved as a Christmas tree for its soft, deep green or blue-green needles, which are sweetly fragrant when crushed (see "Best Christmas Trees," page 18).
AS the only Motherwell fan with a column in a national newspaper it's my duty to begin this week's piece with a personal apology to Jason Scotland on behalf of all true Fir Park fans.
In other areas of forestry, it has wavered between Douglas fir and Douglas spruce, although technically it is neither a spruce nor true fir. Some years ago the Forest Service officially settled on `Douglas fir.'"
It's idyllic, nestled between Mount Thielsen to the east and Mount Bailey to the west, the slopes rising from its shores covered in Douglas and true fir, ponderosa and lodgepole pine.
White fir (Abies spp.) is a common name for a mixture of several species of true fir grown in the West.
* Progressing southward through the Blues, the amount of climax fir forest composed of multiple layers of Douglas fir and true fir increases to levels that are higher than the estimated range of natural variability.
Espenas (9) reported the same phenomenon in western red-cedar, western larch, and true fir, and Koch (13) and McAlister (16) described the effect in loblolly pine.
So his name is immortalized by the Douglas-fir-not a true fir but a "false" hemlock.
Logging damage in thinned, young-growth true fir stands in California and recommendations for prevention.
Species: Douglas fir, white fir, noble fir, true fir and lodgepole pine.